October 17, 2019 / 8:06 AM / a month ago

EU's Juncker, Johnson have spoken on Brexit - EU Commission

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker leave after their meeting in Luxembourg, September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have talked on the eve of an EU summit set to be dominated by Brexit.

“Contacts between EU and UK teams are continuing. @JunckerEU just spoke to @BorisJohnson. Every hour and minute counts before the EUCO. We want a deal,” the Commission’s chief spokeswoman Mina Andreeva said in a tweet on Thursday morning.

Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop, editing by MArine Strauss

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